Iconic Washington City Ranked Among America's Best Foodie Destinations

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It's no secret that some people travel to different places just so they can experience local cuisine or famous restaurants. While most big-name cities can be considered foodie destinations, some places stick out because you can stay within your budget and enjoy some good eats.

If you're looking to visit one of these destinations, WalletHub has the scoop on the best foodie cities in America. The website states, "To determine the best and cheapest foodie scenes, WalletHub compared more than 180 U.S. cities across 28 key indicators of foodie-friendliness. Our data set ranges from cost of groceries to affordability and accessibility of high-quality restaurants to food festivals per capita."

A popular city in Washington state broke into the Top 10: Seattle! Coming in the No. 10 spot, the Emerald City got high marks in the "Diversity, Accessibility, & Quality" category, which measures how many different types of eateries, shops, and events are in the location. Seattle also got kudos for having plenty of craft breweries and wineries.

Here are America's top 10 best foodie cities, according to the study:

  1. Orlando, Florida
  2. Portland, Oregon
  3. Sacramento, California
  4. Miami, Florida
  5. San Francisco, California
  6. Tampa, Florida
  7. San Diego, California
  8. Las Vegas, Nevada
  9. Austin, Texas
  10. Seattle, Washington

Wondering if your city made the cut? Check out the full report on WalletHub's website.

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